American Civil War: Biographies Edition 1. 2 Volume Set by Kevin Hillstrom

By Kevin Hillstrom

This quantity information the lives of vital gamers from the Civil warfare interval. It bargains profiles of infantrymen and civilians, together with Thomas Nast, Harriet Tubman, and Jeb Stuart.

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International Red Cross In April 1865, the North finally defeated the South to bring the Civil War to a close. Over the next several months, Barton continued to work on behalf of Union soldiers and families. She helped people find out what happened to missing family members who had fought in the war, and she gave a series of lectures on her wartime experiences. In 1869, Barton traveled to Europe, where she hoped that a long period of rest might help her deal with growing depression and nagging health problems.

Gillette invents the safety razor. 1894 American Civil War Timeline 1895 xxxi Madison Chicago Iowa New York Michigan La k n e O io t ar Conn. J. Pennsylvania Trenton Harrisburg Ohio Columbus M is sis Harpers Ferry Philadelphia Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg Address (1863) Dover Md. Del. C. (Union capital) si p pi Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) (1862) Indianapolis Springfield Mass. I. Lansing Indiana Illinois Boston Albany Lake Michigan Wisconsin First & Second Battles Battle of of Bull Run (Manassas) Fredericksburg Battle of (1861, 1862) (1862) Spotsylvania (1864) Charleston Battle of Cold Harbor Va.

But his father loved to read books, and young Ambrose borrowed volumes from his father’s modest library whenever he could. Literature thus became his Ambrose Bierce. ) 21 only source of relief from a childhood that he later recalled with great bitterness. When Bierce was fifteen years old, he left the family farm to take a job as a printer’s assistant on an abolitionist (antislavery) newspaper called the Northern Indianan. Two years later, his parents scraped together enough money to enroll him in the Kentucky Military Institute.

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